Climate change jeopardizing Amazon rainforest, say researchers

The Amazon rainforest is in trouble.

Climate change jeopardizing Amazon rainforest, say researchers

Science Recorder | James Fluere | Saturday, January 19, 2013

A new NASA-led study has found that an area of the Amazon rainforest two times the size of the state of California is still suffering from the impacts of an extreme drought that started in 2005. When combined with observed recurrences of droughts every few years and related damage to the forests in southern and western Amazonia over the past ten years, the study's findings suggest that climate change may be jeopardizing the Amazon rainforest... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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